Real Estate Market Update for Santa Maria, CA
Welcome to December's Market Update,. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of December. The number of active listings was up 4% from one year earlier, and down 22% from the previous month. Even so, buyers still enjoyed a greater selection of homes today than they did one year ago. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 300-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 23%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 330-thousand dollars. The number of units sold increased 44% year-over-year, and increased 33% month-over-month. These figures may indicate that buyers have been taking advantage of opportunities in this market. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Santa Maria, CA
Area Information for Santa Maria, CA
  • Population: 102,073
  • Median Age: 28.21 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 15.93 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 8.25%
  • Population Density: 4,486/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 30.52%
  • Closest Airport: Santa Maria Public/capt G Allan Hancock Field
  • Closest College: California Polytech State University
  • Closest Jr. College: Santa Barbara Business College
  • Median Household Income: $50,390
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 14.74%
  • Median Years in Residence: 3.04 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $195,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Fresno Grizzlies
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 39%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Santa Maria, CA
Median Age: 28.21 Married: 24% Number of Households: 27,145 Households with Children: 13,340
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Santa Maria, CA

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Pacific Christian 0.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Children's House Montessori School 0.9 mi Private PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Alice Shaw Elementary School 0.9 mi Public K-6 2 4
      St. Joseph High School 0.9 mi Catholic 9-12 0 4
      Ernest Righetti High School 1.0 mi Public 9-12 3 2
      Valley Christian Academy 1.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      Joe Nightingale Elementary School 1.2 mi Public K-6 3 5
      Lakeview Junior High School 1.4 mi Public 7-8 2-5 4
      Ralph Dunlap Elementary School 1.8 mi Public K-6 3-5 5
      Patterson Road Elementary School 2.2 mi Public K-6 2-5 4
      St. Louis De Montfort Elementary 2.2 mi Catholic K-8 0 3
      Santa Barbara County Rop-north School 2.3 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Delta High School 2.4 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      Battles (washington) Elementary School 2.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 1 4
      Crossroads Christian Junior High School 2.6 mi Private 6-8 0 5
      Pine Grove Elementary School 2.7 mi Public K-6 3 5
      Pioneer Valley High School 2.7 mi Public 9-12 3 3
      Orcutt Academy Charter 2.8 mi Public K-12 3-5 5
      Orcutt Junior High School 2.8 mi Public 7-8 4 5
      Adam (william Laird) Elementary School 3.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 1 0
      Miller (isaac) Elementary School 3.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 1 3
      Santa Maria High School 3.4 mi Public 9-12 3 3
      Liberty Elementary School 3.5 mi Public K-6 1 0
      Sanchez (david J.) Elementary School 3.6 mi Public K-6 2 1
      St. Mary Of The Assumption School 3.9 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Arellanes Junior High School 4.0 mi Public 7-8 2-5 5
      Arellanes (don Juan Bautista) Elementary School 4.0 mi Public K-6 1 3
      Fesler (isaac) Junior High School 4.2 mi Public 7-8 2 4
      Agape School Of Christian Education 4.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 5
      Fairlawn Elementary School 4.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 1 4
      El Camino Junior High School 4.6 mi Public 7-8 1 0
      Alvin Elementary School 4.6 mi Public K-6 1 0
      Tunnell (martin Luther) Elementary School 4.8 mi Public K-6 1 3
      Bruce (robert) Elementary School 4.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 1 0
      Rice (william) Elementary School 5.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 1 5
      Taylor (ida Redmond) Elementary School 5.4 mi Public K-6 2 3
      Oakley (calvin C.) Elementary School 5.4 mi Public K-6 1 1
      Ontiveros (juan Pacifico) Elementary School 6.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 2-5 4
      Kunst (tommie) Junior High School 6.6 mi Public 7-8 2-5 3
      Bonita Elementary School 6.9 mi Public K-6 1 0
      Benjamin Foxen Elementary School 7.0 mi Public K-8 3 4
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2014
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.